Thursday, June 17, 2010

Elizabeth Allan

Elizabeth Allan, most memorable year in Hollywood, was in 1935, when she performed in two Dickens' movies: David Copperfield and A Tale of Two Cities. She also performed in, Mark of the Vampire. Which she did not think to highly of. MGM announced her for a leading part in, The Citadel ,but she was replaced by Rosalind Russell. After which she left for England.

By the 1950s, Allan had made the transition to character parts. Her best known films: The Heart of the Matter (1953) and The Haunted Strangler(1958).

Late in her career, she became a panelist on television game shows, including the British version of What's My Line?. She was named Great Britain's Top Female TV Personality of 1952.

Click to view the movie: No Highway in the Sky.

Elizabeth had a part in the film: No Highway in the Sky(1951). A British disaster film. Director: Henry Koster. Cast: James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich. The film is based on the novel, No Highway by Nevil Shute, and was one of the first films that was about a potential airplane crash.

She also had a part in the movie, Camille (1936). Please check out Noir and Chick Flicks: Period Page, for review. Located on side bar. :)

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